With “Us” in theaters, audiences will now get to see just how scary Lupita Nyong’o can be.
In Jordan Peele’s sophomore feature film, Nyong’o plays both a “good” character and her doppelganger, for which she adopted a guttural, husky voice.
“I was inspired by the condition spasmodic dysphonia,” she told Variety at “Us'” Los Angeles premiere, “which is a condition that comes about from trauma, sometimes emotional, sometimes physical. It creates this spasming in your vocal cords that leads to an irregular flow of air.”
Joaquin Phoenix has three Academy Award nominations, four Golden Globe nominations (and one win) and a lead role in another film that’s already getting Oscar buzz, but in an emotional speech Monday night, the “Joker” actor made it clear that none of it would have been possible without his late brother River Phoenix. “When I was 15 [...]
“Jojo Rabbit” director Taika Waititi on convincing Hollywood to make a movie where a little boy’s imaginary friend is Hitler. Popular on Variety
Christian Bale seems extra-pleased with the casting of Robert Pattinson as the next Dark Knight. Speaking to Variety at the Toronto Film Festival on Sunday, Bale gave a thumbs up when asked about Pattinson joining the Bat family. “Good choice! He’s interesting,” Bale said. His “Ford v. Ferrari” co-star, Matt Damon, agreed. “Did you see [...]
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Constance Wu from “Hustlers” breaks down the feminism of the film. Read our full interview from Variety’s Toronto Film Festival Studio. Popular on Variety